Is this growing mold?

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This is an unscented uncolored batch- I cut it and put it in a zip top bag so it wouldn’t dry out before I rebatched it
Did I wait too long and it’s growing mold? It went through partial gel, and the only place I’m seeing these markings are the gelled areas
 

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I don't know, but soap dough which doesn't gel and is put in an airtight container to keep it soft lasts for a long time. So I find it interesting that only the gelled portion is affected.
 

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It looks like partial gel with soda ash on it.
 

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This is an unscented uncolored batch- I cut it and put it in a zip top bag so it wouldn’t dry out before I rebatched it
Did I wait too long and it’s growing mold? It went through partial gel, and the only place I’m seeing these markings are the gelled areas
It looks like stearic swirls in the centre part to me.
If you soap a bit warmer you will avoid this and will be also more likely to get full gel.
 
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